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12th Annual Grammy Awards At the 12th Annual Grammy Awards on March 11, 1970, Harry Nilsson won a Grammy for Best Contemporary Vocal Performance, Male for "Everybody's Talkin' ."
15th Annual Grammy Awards The 15th Annual Grammy Awards were held on March 3, 1973, at the Tennessee Theatre in Nashville, Tennessee. Ringo Starr and Harry Nilsson presented the award for Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male . And Nilsson won Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male , for his version of Badfinger’s “ Without ...
A Celebration of the Music of Harry Nilsson A concert titled "A Celebration of the Music of Harry Nilsson" was held at the Roxy on Sunset in Los Angeles, California , on June 13, 1998.   The show opened with children from Topanga Elementary School performing selections from The Point! .   Other performers included Morley Bartnof and Susan ...
A Tribute to Harry Nilsson On June 16, 2015, The Satellite in Los Angeles, California , presented "A Tribute to Harry Nilsson ."   The live show featured performances by Leslie Stevens , Philip Krohnengold , Daniel Cervantes ( Howlin' Rain ), Micah Keren-Zvi ( Night Cruise ), Dan Bern , Claire McKeown ( Honey Child ), Derek ...
Boston Fireworks {July 4, 1998} Harry Nilsson's performance of "Without You " was one of the recorded music selections used for the July 4, 1998, fireworks display on the Esplanade in Boston following the Boston Pops concert.    
Comic Relief "Comic Relief VI" was broadcast live on HBO the evening of January 15, 1994. Although two of the hosts, Robin Williams and Whoopi Goldberg , had worked with Harry Nilsson , it was Dustin Hoffman who took a moment to mention the passing of Harry Nilsson who died earlier that day.  
Duke Special Presents the Songs of Harry Nilsson In October of 2014, Duke Special toured several cities in Ireland performing songs by Harry Nilsson . [1]   Duke Special and Friends - Gotta Get Up (Nilsson)   On September 11, 2014, Duke Special joined with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra to perform songs by Harry Nilsson at the National ...
Every Man Has a Woman Who Loves Him: A Live Birthday Party for John and Sean Lennon On October 9, 1984, a birthday party for Sean Lennon and his father John Lennon was held on-the-air by the radio station WNEW-FM in New York, New York and distributed by satellite to other stations by MJI Broadcasting .   "Every Man Has a Woman Who Loves Him: A Live Birthday Party for John and ...
Everybody's Talkin': The Music of Harry Nilsson From May 23 to June 21, 2015, the San Diego Repertory Theatre presented "Everybody's Talkin': The Music of Harry Nilsson."   Steve Gunderson and Javier Velasco crafted "Nilsson’s evocative and heartfelt repertoire into a song cycle that explores the incredible journey from innocence to adulthood ...
From Brooklyn to Hollywood "From Brooklyn to Hollywood" was a concert celebrating the Hollywood composers, songs, and stars from Brooklyn, New York . The concert pays tribute to Neil Diamond , Harry Nilsson , and Barbra Streisand as well as such films as "The Kid From Brooklyn ," "It Happened in Brooklyn ," and "Saturday ...
Harry Nilsson Birthday Bash 2021 On June 15, 2021, a YouTube event was held to celebrate Harry Nilsson's 80th birthday and to pay respects to his son, Zak .   Harry Nilsson Birthday Bash 2021   Benediction by Stephen Kalinich "Coconut " by Don Heffington "Good Old Desk " by Teresa Cowles "One " by Tara Austin "Think About Your ...
Harry Nilsson Tribute Concert A note from Roger Smith : Many of the photographs used in this article were taken with an early digital camera and are, therefore, not very good. The better quality photographs were scanned from film prints. I have additional print photographs from Harryfest 1998 , as well as hours of video on ...
2022-06-17 - Harry Nilsson Tribute Night, June 26, 2022, at Long Play Lounge - East (Austin, Texas) On June 22, 2022, The Long Play Lounge - East in Austin, Texas , will host the "Harry Nilsson Tribute Night ."   The evening features Juliet McConkey , Andy Bianculli ( Star Parks ), P. T. Banks , Stephanie Hunt ( Buffalo Hunt ), Matt Gilchrist , and Sam Rives performing Harry Nilsson's “ The ...
Harry Nilsson's Funeral   The funeral was beautiful.  Mark Hudson and Jimmy Webb  were among the speakers. Others in attendance, besides  Harry's wife of over 20 years (Una) and his seven children (the youngest of which, Oscar, is only two), were George Harrison , Jef ...
Harryfest 1998   Libby and I returned from Harryfest so much happier for the amazing experience. We came home knowing that we shared something with the group that was very special.  I suppose what impressed me so much about everyone at Harryfest , and at the concert, was that there was honesty about ...
Harryfest 1999 Sue Schnelzer hosted Harryfest 1999 in Covington, Kentucky , just across the river from Cincinnati . The 'fest was held July 16 through 18, 1999.   Memories of Harryfest 1999   Joel Folds :   When I first decided to look up my favorite artist on the www I got no matches. I went upstairs got an ...
Harryfest 2001 Harryfest 2001 was held in London, England , starting on May 4, 2001, at the Hotel Russell . Designed in the late 1800s by architect Charles Fitzroy Doll , the hotel's dining room is said to resemble the Titanic's first-class restaurant (also designed by Doll). [1]   Hotel Russell (Photo by DAVID ...
Harryquins Each year The Harlequins , an experimental, psychedelic rock trio from Cincinnati celebrate Halloween each year by adopting the persona of another group or performer. For the special, live event they’ve become The Beatles , Ziggy Stardust , and Velvet Underground . In 2018, The Harlequins become ...
March to End Handgun Violence On August 17, 1984, the AP released a news story saying that Harry Nilsson was organizing a "March to End Handgun Violence" to take place at the end of October in Washington DC .   Nilsson listed George Segal , Carol Burnett , Goldie Hawn , Gene Wilder , John Astin , Ray Bradbury , Ed Asner , ...
Moonbeam Show E. J. Gold collaborated with Harry Nilsson to create "The Moonbeam Show," a collection of ceramics, jewelry, and other artwork inspired by Nilsson's songs.   The Moonbeam Show opened in 1992 at Gallery Troov in Brooklyn, New York . In 1994, the collection was shown in New Paltz, New York ; ...
Northridge Earthquake The Northridge Earthquake rocked southern California on January 17, 1994, just two days after Harry Nilsson died. Aftershocks rumbled during Harry's funeral where someone joked that the earthquake was the result of Harry getting to heaven and discovering that there is no bar there.    
Peace Sunday Over 80,000 people attended the "Peace Sunday" anti-nuke rally on June 6, 1982, at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California .   Although the Associated Press and other sources describe Harry Nilsson as one of several speakers, he did not appear on stage at the event. He was, however, in attendance ...
The Jim Keltner Fan Club Hour On March 25, 1974, trying to make the best use of previously booked studio time, John Lennon arranged a recording session with Mick Jagger backed by musicians from Lennon's "Rock and Roll" sessions.   The session at the Record Plant in Los Angeles, included John Lennon (producer), Roy Cicala ...
Transperformance 2005 - New York: A Bite from the Big Apple Look Park in Northampton, Massachusetts , will be transformed into New York's Central Park for one evening. On August 30, 2005, the 15th annual "Transperformance " will feature more than 20 musical acts imitating their favorite New York City stars. Some of the performers include King Radio (as ...
Transperformance 2015 - Look at The Movies For "Transperformance " in 2015, Aloha Steamtrain performed Harry Nilsson's The Point! .   The Point! by The Aloha Steamtrain  
Varry Harry "Varry Harry" is a performance by Miami's Mad Cat Theatre . Directed by Paul Tei , the production was based on the premise that Harry Nilsson (played by Erik Fabregat ) reacted to the poor reception of his 1975 album Duit on Mon Dei by planning a concert. More a conceptual concert than a play, the ...
Watergate Harry Nilsson had a strong dislike for Richard Nixon and was so pleased by the president's downfall that he dedicated an album to Frank Wills , the security guard who foiled the Watergate burglary.   In 1973, Harry and Una stayed at the Watergate Hotel when Harry travelled to Washington, DC to ...
Weddings: Miss Bettee Martin / Mr. Harry Nilsson, Jr. Harry Nilsson's parents, Harry Edward Nilsson, Jr. and Bette Martin , were married on September 16, 1940. An announcement of their upcoming nuptials appeared in The Morning News ( Wilmington, Delaware ) on September 12.   The announcement states that the groom is the brother of "Mrs. John E. Siver ...